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World 04 Jul 2018 | 10:14 PM

Killings sow fear inside Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

COX'S BAZAR/DHAKA, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Bangladesh is deploying thousands of extra police to Rohingya refugee camps in the south, officials said, after a series of mostly unexplained killings that have sown fear among hundreds of thousands of people who have fled from neighbouring Myanmar.

Philippines 05 Nov 2017 | 10:21 AM

Philippine bishops lead thousands in call to end killings

MANILA: Catholic bishops on Sunday led thousands of Philippine worshippers in calling for an end to killings in President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war as they urged police and troops to stop the violence.

World 12 Jul 2014 | 10:42 PM

Iraq forces executed 255 prisoners in revenge for Islamic State killings- HRW

LONDON (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces and government affiliated militias appear to have unlawfully executed at least 255 prisoners over the past month in apparent revenge for killings by Islamic State fighters, according to a rights group on Saturday.

World 22 Apr 2015 | 2:00 AM

A century on, 103-year-old Armenian recalls rescue from mass killings

YEREVAN (Reuters) - Now 103 years old, Silvard Atajyan remembers vividly when French soldiers saved her, her sister and their parents from the mass killings by Ottoman Turks that 100 years on has stoked tempers once again.

World 10 Aug 2015 | 9:20 AM

Insight - Extrajudicial killings rise in Pakistan police crackdown in Karachi

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Some senior current and former Karachi police officials say extrajudicial killings by the force are happening as part of a crackdown on crime in the city, in a stark admission of the practice by Pakistani authorities.

World 19 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

Philippine commission wraps up probe of killings

MANILA (Reuters) - A commission created by the Philippine government to probe hundreds of killings and disappearances of left-wing workers and reporters will submit its report to President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in early January.

World 28 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Rights group slams Philippine govt over killings

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine government's failure to prosecute soldiers responsible for hundreds of extrajudicial killings is causing fear of further abuses in rural communities, a human rights group said on Thursday.

World 28 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Rights group slams Philippine govt over killings

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine government's failure to prosecute soldiers responsible for hundreds of extrajudicial killings is causing fear of further abuses in rural communities, a human rights group said on Thursday.

World 22 Aug 2017 | 6:55 PM

Amid outrage, Philippine opposition presses Duterte to stop killings

MANILA (Reuters) - Political opponents of Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday urged him to end a culture of impunity and quell a surge in drug-related killings, amid widespread anger at police over the death of a teenager.

World 12 May 2017 | 2:06 AM

Philippines says will review U.N. concerns over killings

GENEVA (Reuters) - The Philippines said on Thursday it would review recommendations over killings in its war on drugs, but stopped short of committing to make reforms or prosecute police for excessive use of force after criticism from U.N. rights council members.